Dodge Ram 2500 Problem Report
Dodge Ram 2500 Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak
On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.
Ialso had the manifold plenum leak. oil consumption was first clue eventually ruined cat converter. removed intake cleaned everything up reinstalled w/ new gaskets ran a can of sea foam replaced cat ran like a sports car. - maxpufz
had to put in 2 quarts of oil and i have only got 1500 miles since oil change. i also have a miss and changed plugs, wires, cap and rotor. i just found the leak from the intake manifold and am going to replace it. hopefully this takes care of the probblem. - Visitor
Our Dodge Ram 2500 has always used some oil, but nothing out of the ordinary for how much its driven and the loads it as pulled. Recently we hauled an oversized load a bit too heavy for the truck. It has used or burned or ? quite a bit more since then. Added 2 quarts oil about 3 days after th heavy load. And just again (maybe a week after put in 2qts )we added another 2-2 1/2qts. >> Problem not yet fixed. Reasearching the solution ... Anyone know the fix? - NikkiZ
It's knop repaired at this time,i have no oil leaks.But i have a combanaition of prob.Yes it use's a great deal of oil,and i have two code's that keep popping up.700\741.(gas milage is about 11.5..... - Visitor
...the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal area. Using fluorescent engine oil dye can be hel...
cleaned drain thru firewall, but still have leak around firewall on inside of cab.
...g gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timing cover gasket. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of the cooling system after any repairs are...
On the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the engine oil leaks at the distributor can be misdiagnosed as leaks...
The intake manifold gaskets may leak. Coolant loss may be noticed as coolant leaks into the eng...